Series One: October 16th- 27th
In RASPBERRIES by ROBIN ROTHSTEIN, directed by THOMAS COTE, life is turned upside down and love between Brad and Grace is tested when Grace lands in the hospital, paralyzed after a car accident.
In HOLE by KYLE JARROW, directed by ALEX TIMBERS, a man punches through a wall and discovers a way out of his marriage. . . and the earth's atmosphere.
In NIGHT NIGHT by ANDREA LEPCIO, directed by LINDA CHOLODENKO, a nightmare sparks a late-night conversation between lovers and unspoken relationship issues come to a head. In THE LEVEE by TAYLOR BOWYER, directed by MARK PAREES, "gravel looks like the sea when it goes by so fast. . . "
Series Two: October 30-November 10th
In BLOOD by ERIC R. PFEFFINGER, directed by BRANDI SMITH, friendship, big business and bodily fluid are fearlessly tackled.
In the dark comedy, SEX AND CIGARETTES by CORY HINKLE, directed by MICHELLE TRAVIS, Kate's 3:00 a.m. bad dream leads to her boyfriend, John's worst nightmare: the "relationship talk."
In SPORTS OR ELSE by AL SJOERDSMA, directed by GREGORY THORSON, Mad Man Mitch Martin may have accidentally murdered his wife but that doesn't stop him from doing his daily radio sports talk show.
ICE FISHING PROSTITUTE by TY ADAMS, directed by ANDREA TESTANI.
CHICKEN MAN by DAVID FOLWELL, directed by CYNTHIA A. THOMAS.
Series Three: November 13th - 24rd
In HEART OF THE FIRE by RICH ORLOFF, directed by FRANK PISCO, a waitress at an East Village bar gets an unwanted visit from a man she knows, with a request she'd rather not hear.
KISS ME, NATE by JOM DOYLE, directed by TONY HAMILTON is a light-hearted look at the trials of being an actor in New York.
FRIENDS OF THE DECEASED by JANE SHEPARD, directed by ANDREA TESTANI.
DRIVE by MARK YOUNG, directed by MARGIE LEMPERT.
THE RISEN CHRIS by VICKI CHEATWOOD, directed by LINDA AMES KEY.
Now in its fourth year, VITAL THEATRE COMPANY has mounted twelve full-length main stage productions, five short-play series and five installments of Vital Signs. In May of 2000, Vital Theatre Company received the Off-Off Broadway Review's Award for Excellence for its production of Shakin' the Mess Outta Misery. In addition, the critically acclaimed Vital Children's Theatre received the Off-Off Broadway Review's Award for Excellence in June 2002. For more information on Vital Theatre Company, please visit www.vitaltheatre.org.
VITAL SIGNS opens Wednesday, October 16th at 7 p.m., and runs Wednesdays through Sundays through November 24th. All performances are at 7:00 p.m.